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Media release: 
30/05/2019

Shoppers understand and like the front of pack nutrition guide – Australia’s Health Star Rating (HSR). However, it is still only being displayed on around a third of packaged foods. The assessment that was published today also found that that the display is mostly on packaged foods those that score at the upper end of the five star scale.

The US based The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) today announced the 2019 Emerging Leaders in Health and Medicine Scholars.

The expertise of The George Institute at conducting trials with global impact was recognised at The Australian Clinical Trials Alliance’s (ACTA) Clinical Trial of the Year Awards.

The George Institute was rewarded with being a finalist the trial of the year for the ADRENAL trial into septic shock. The statistical analysis for ADRENAL trial also won the STING award for statistical excellence.

Statement from Professor Stephen MacMahon, Principal Director, The George Institute for Global Health:  

Emalie Sparks is a research dietitian at The George Institute for Global Health. Her research focuses on preventing chronic diseases at the population level through nutrition interventions, such as salt reduction and food policy strategies.

Prof John Myburgh doctorate of Science

The George Institute’s Professor John Myburgh has been awarded a Doctor of Science from UNSW Sydney for his outstanding contribution to the field of critical care and trauma.

Event
Donna Green: Climate Change Research Centre, UNSW Sydney
Wednesday, 8 May, 2019 - 13:00

The George Institute for Global Health
Level 5, 1 King Street, Newtown

George Institute PhD graduates

[Left to Right – Hueiming Liu, Jacqui Webster, Kathy Trieu, Stephen Jan, Jan Shanthosh]

Event
Wednesday, 1 May, 2019 - 13:00 to 14:00

The George Institute for Global Health
Level 5, 1 King Street, Newtown

Media release: 
30/04/2019
Food supply report

New research has revealed Woolworths is the healthiest major supermarket in Australia when it comes to ‘own-label’ foods according to the FoodSwitch: The State of the Food Supply report.

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